The American Jewish Committee testified before the Democratic Party’s platform committee. The AJCommittee urged the committee to include in its platform such stances as a commitment to Middle East peace and support for laws to protect religious freedom. Meanwhile, the Anti-Defamation League called on both the Democratic and Republican party conventions to give a high priority to combating hate crimes.
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